The best games released in 1991๐Ÿ“† 2024

Looking for a really good game from the year 1991? Then we have just the thing for you: our recommendation list with the best board games that were newly released in 1991.

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List of the best new games releases in 1991:

This list was last updated on July 8, 2024. We compared 39 board games for this list and selected the top 10. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Tichu

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    Tichu is an intriguing partnership card game that combines elements of Zheng Fen with traditional card play. It stands out as a strategic and competitive game, requiring players to be both tactically astute and keenly aware of their partner's actions. Typically played by four players in partnerships, the game is a race to get rid of all cards in hand, while aiming to score points.

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Tichu
    • 4 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
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  2. Quarto

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    Quarto is an abstract strategy game that offers a unique blend of simplicity and depth. This game captures the essence of strategic thinking, wrapped in an elegant and easy-to-understand design.

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 3.

    More details for Quarto
    • 2 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  3. Musketeers

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 - 40 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
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  4. Clue: The Great Museum Caper

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    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for Clue: The Great Museum Caper
    • 2 - 7 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  5. Devil Take the Hindmost

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    • 3 - 6 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  6. The Great Balloon Race

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    • 2 - 8 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  7. Sherlock Holmes: The Card Game

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    • 3 - 8 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for Sherlock Holmes: The Card Game

    • YouTube Review for the game "Sherlock Holmes: The Card Game" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Sherlock Holmes: The Card Game" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  8. Monopoly Express

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  9. Master Labyrinth

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    Master Labyrinth is a strategic and intriguing board game that belongs to the Ravensburger Labyrinth Games series. It builds on the concept of the simpler Labyrinth game but introduces more complexity and thematic depth. Players assume the roles of wizards-in-training, navigating a randomly arranged maze of tiles to collect essential ingredients in numerical order necessary for their mystical training.

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 4.

    โญ๏ธ Spiel des Jahres 1991

    More details for Master Labyrinth
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 - 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  10. History of the World

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    History of the World is a grand strategy game that spans across different epochs of human history, from the ancient Sumerians to pre-WW1 Germany. Each player controls a series of empires, each unique in strength and capabilities. The game is played over seven rounds, and players score points based on the territories their current and previous empires control at the end of each epoch. Event cards, navigation abilities, and conquest through battles are key aspects of gameplay, with players expanding their empires by occupying or conquering adjacent lands. Various factors influence battles, including terrain and fortifications. Players can build monuments and score additional points for controlling capitals, cities, and monuments. The game ends after the seventh epoch, with the player having the highest score, including secret pre-eminence marker points, declared the winner.

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for History of the World
    • 3 - 6 Players
    • 135 - 270 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

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